National Assembly Approves N16.7 Billion to Borno For FG Road Projects

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By Iyojo Ameh….Abuja.

The Senate and House of Representatives on have approved Federal Government’s request to refund N16,772,486,002.19 to the Borno State Government for federal road projects executed by the state.

Former President Muhammadu Buhari had written to the National Assembly to approve the amount through promissory note and bond issuance.

The approval of the refund by the Senate followed its consideration of the report of its Committee on Local and Foreign Debts.

The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Clifford Ordia presented the report to the red chamber

While the House of representatives approved the refund after it considered a report by its Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management.

Chairman of the Committee, Hon Ahmed Safana Dayyabu presented the report.

Both Ordia and Dayyabu in their separate reports said their committees discovered that all the projects listed by the State Government were actually executed.

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